Tazmin Brits (born 8 January 1991) is a South African sportswoman. She won gold in the javelin throw at the 2007 World Youth Championships in Athletics.[1] She was in line to be selected for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, before being involved in a road accident, which left her hospitalised for two months.[2]

Tazmin Brits
Personal information
Born (1991-01-08) 8 January 1991 (age 29)
International information
National side
T20I debut (cap 47)19 May 2018 v Bangladesh
Last T20I1 October 2019 v India
Source: Cricinfo, 1 October 2019

She also plays cricket, and was named in South Africa women's cricket squad for the Women's Twenty20 International (WT20I) series against Bangladesh in April 2018.[3] Prior to the tour, she captained the South Africa Emerging Players Women's squad against Australia.[4] She made her WT20I debut for South Africa against Bangladesh Women on 19 May 2018.[5]

In February 2019, Cricket South Africa named her as one of the players in the Powerade Women's National Academy intake for 2019.[6] In September 2019, she was named in the F van der Merwe XI squad for the inaugural edition of the Women's T20 Super League in South Africa.[7][8]


  1. ^ "IAAF World Youth Championships Cali 2015 - Statistics Handbook" (PDF). iaaf.org. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  2. ^ "A year later, Junior star Brits is on the road to recovery… and Rio?". Team SA. Retrieved 21 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Cricket South Africa name Proteas women's squads for inbound Bangladesh tour". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  4. ^ "SA Women's Emerging Squad Fall To Australia In First Tri-Series Appearance". The Republic Mail. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  5. ^ "2nd T20I, Bangladesh Women tour of South Africa at Bloemfontein, May 19 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  6. ^ "CSA announce the 2019 Powerade Women's Academy intake". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 27 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Cricket South Africa launches four-team women's T20 league". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  8. ^ "CSA launches inaugural Women's T20 Super League". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 8 September 2019.

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